By Nestle Purina Petcare co
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Download the all-new Petfinder app for iPhone and search more than 370,000 pets from 14,000 adoption groups! Find your perfect pet and share profiles via Facebook, Twitter, and e-mail! Flag your favorite pets and leave notes for future review, read heartwarming adoption stories, and more.
On the Petfinder app you can:
- Browse adoptable pets in your area or nationwide
- Search pets by breed, age, gender, and size
- Swipe and select pet photos to view in more detail
- View complete pet information and descriptions
- “Favorite” adoptable pets so you can find them again
- Add notes and comments to your favorite pet profiles
- Share pets with your friends via e-mail, Facebook and Twitter
- Get directions, call or e-mail the shelter or rescue that has your perfect pet
- Search for shelters and rescue groups near you and see each group’s adoptable pets
- Learn more about your next pet with our dog and cat breed guides
- Read touching Happy Tail adoption stories
◆ Help make Petfinder great! It's important to us that the Petfinder app work how you need it, when you need it, but we need your help tracking down any bugs. If you experience a problem with the app, please contact App Support at http://www.petfinder.com/mobile-support. This will help us get the information we need to fix any problems ASAP. Thank you!
What's New in Version 1.2.2
Has good bones but needs usability improvements
Had to downgrade the app. It doesn't crash, but it hangs up almost every time I use it. Pick out a pet, try to send the pet to other apps and the menu that pops up freezes. Try to explode a pet's pic and the app hangs. Too bad. It's a nice app but almost worthless. It's a teaser.
Nice app. Good appearance, easy to use. But one big problem: when you look at an animal, and the description is longer than one screen (which they usually are) you can't scroll down to read more. That's ridiculous. Who tested this app?
Other enchantments: when you pick a rescue to view their animals, you need to be able to choose the animal type. No dog person is going to want to scroll through pages of cats, and vice versa.
Finally, why can't you search by animal name? Sometimes you may have seen the animal on line or just from a prior search, but forgot where. Searching by name would help. And your website has it, so the app should, too.
It's a nice app. That's why you get 3 stars. I think you short-changed yourself when designing it and didn't think through how it would actually be used. You didn't text it with a lot of users either, or these simple comments would have appeared. Shouldn't take long to fix and then you'll have a nice app.
Works very poorly. Very disheartened for pets in need of homes. :(
1.) Can't do the additional search filters in the app
2.) When you click on a dog to view, the entire description does not show after a certain length is written. Pointless to have an app if you can't read all the information.
3.) why not have required fields a shelter/rescue should fill out. For ex: spayed/neutered; age; breed; likes cats/dogs/other animals? If so which ones?; does well with children? Any age restrictions for children?; house trained/crate trained; fee; rescue name, address, phone number, email; etc... Then allow for a blurb on the animal. This would so allow the pertinent information to show first then allow the rescue a chance to share a bit of the animals personality.
3.) please though... Just fix the app. Make it user friendly and easy to maneuver. Thank you.
Concept promising, execution lacking
This app has problems scrolling and viewing the animal's info. Also, when you look at an animal's profile, it sometimes doesn't remember where you were in the search results--making you go back to the top of the search list. I hope they fix these bugs as it is frustrating and makes it difficult to view adoptable animals. I also hope Petfinder would provide posting dates of the animal profiles as they can be outdated.
I wish Petfinder offered customer support to report these bugs as the website is also buggy.
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- Category: Lifestyle
- Updated: Jan 18, 2015
- Version: 1.2.2
- Size: 19.0 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Nestle Purina Petcare Company
- © Société des Produits Nestlé S.A.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.